One of my tattoos quotes a phrase from Virgil’s Aeneid - "Sic itur ad Astra" (Thus one journeys to the stars). Spoken by Apollo, addressing Aeneas’ son Ascanius as he goes to war, the words embody a well-known practice of hero-worshipping and promising fortune in this life or the next in exchange for hard labor… Continue reading The Trouble with Deification
The Human Cost of a Pandemic
An economy can do without a writer like myself, or a software engineer and such, but it just cannot do without industrial labourers, manufacturers, farmers, construction workers, etc.
Coronavirus Can Irreversibly Change Consumption Habits
In such a brave new world, the way forward for everyone will be led by innovation, new ideas to redefine consumption habits, and in turn trade, and investment activities for the coming decades.
Coronavirus and the Global Economy
The Coronavirus can potentially cost the global economy more than $1 trillion.
Policies to Bridge the Divide
(SoP for Mundus MAPP Programme for AY 2020-22; Got through but couldn't attend due to the lack of scholarship) Having grown up in a former colony (India) that worships its freedom fighters, I am eager to find out how did that same society become so cavalier about its freedoms? What are the social injustices and… Continue reading Policies to Bridge the Divide